breast cancer

October 10, 2019
Kate Sweitzer

How My Cancer Care Combined Complementary and Conventional Treatments

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Breast cancer survivor Kate Sweitzer knew complementary and alternative therapies couldn’t replace her standard cancer treatment, but she was passionate about including other therapies in her care. Learn how she did so safely by working closely with her oncologist.

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2019 ASCO ® Annual Meeting; #ASCO19
May 15, 2019
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

ASCO Annual Meeting 2019: An Early Look at This Year’s Research

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Read research highlights that will be presented at the 2019 ASCO Annual Meeting, covering low-fat diets and risk of breast cancer death, chemotherapy for older adults with esophageal cancer, targeted therapy for those at risk for multiple myeloma, the rate of genetic changes in childhood cancers, and a new targeted therapy for childhood central nervous system tumors.

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May 10, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: “It Was in the Family”

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Kimberly Pena was 31 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, the same age her mother was when she was diagnosed more than 3 decades earlier. She shares her experience with cancer, treatment, and trying to convince her family to be tested for the BRCA genetic mutation.

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May 2, 2019
Claire Smith, ASCO staff

ASCO in the Community: Parenting While Living With Cancer

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Three years ago, Sara Tejeda was pregnant, with another child in intensive care, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In this interview, she shares the story of how she came through the pain and loss.

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Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez; Voices on Cancer
April 11, 2019
Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez, DHSc

Bringing the Hispanic Experience to Cancer Research

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Dr. Bárbara Segarra-Vázquez’s breast cancer diagnosis in 2003 has led to a career of advocacy in cancer research as well as bringing the Hispanic experience to cancer clinicians.

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